Can Technology Prevent Tractor-Trailer Crashes? Simple Features Could Stop Over 60K

Bridgeport, CT- Traffic accidents remain one the leading causes of accidental deaths in the U.S., but technology is slowly making the roads and highways across Connecticut safer. Some technologies designed with safety in mind have been integrated into newer autos and commercial trucks, and that’s wonderful. However, safety advocates AAA say we need better integration […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

How to Avoid Truck Accidents in Kentucky

Covington, KY – Even though truck drivers in Kentucky are some of the most experienced on the road, accidents are inevitable. Here is how to avoid truck accidents in Kentucky.

Regardless of how much training commercial truck drivers have, there are many factors you cannot control. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Most Common Ways Drivers Get into Fatal Semi Truck Accidents in New York

Long Island, NY – Due to the mere size of semi trucks, it is no wonder that getting into a collision with one most often results in injuries and worse – fatalities.

According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, almost 4,000 people were killed in truck accidents in 2015 alone. Regardless of whether or not […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Florida Truck Accident Shuts Down Bridge for Over Seven Hours

Marion, FL – This Thursday morning, a truck accident involving a concrete barrier shut down a bridge for over seven hours near Marion, Florida.

The Citrus County Chronicle reports that an all-wheel excavator truck veered into a concrete barrier wall this past Thursday at about 9:20 a.m., causing both the Halls River Bridge to shut down […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Couple Having Car Trouble Hit by 18-Wheeler in Dallas Truck Accident

Dallas, TX – A couple who had pulled over due to car trouble ended up getting hit by an 18-wheeler in Dallas.

Fox 4 News reports that while a couple recently was trying to move their broken-down car to the side of Interstate 45 in Dallas, they were seriously injured by a passing 18-wheeler.

Problems initially began […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Ohio Driver Causes Truck Accident after Overdosing on Heroin While Behind the Wheel

Cincinnati, OH – This past Friday a truck driver shut down an entire interstate in Cincinnati after shooting up heroin and overdosing.

The Daily Caller reports that Scotty Kinmon, age 28, was driving a semi-truck when he decided to shoot up heroin, causing him to pass out while behind the wheel. The truck then drifted across […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Boston Driver Backs Up Over Coworker in Fatal Truck Accident

Boston, MA – A flatbed truck driver backed over his coworker in a recent fatal truck accident.

Police responded to a 911 call at 3:30 p.m. that reported a pedestrian who had been hit by a truck. According to WWLP.com, a tragic truck accident occurred just outside of Boston when a driver accidentally backed over his […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Hidden Injury Risk with Trucks: Asbestos Brakes

DALLAS, Texas. We think of asbestos as lining the walls of ancient buildings, not as something that might be lining the brakes and clutches of our cars. But, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, some vehicle brakes and clutches may contain asbestos. While newer cars have eliminated the use of asbestos, older cars […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Fiery Truck Accident in Kansas City Captured on Video

Kansas City, MO – Earlier this Thursday the westbound lanes on Interstate 435 were reopened after crews repaired damage from a fiery truck accident.

The Kansas City Star reports that Overland Park Police Chief, Frank Donchez, tweeted a video this past week of a semi truck heading west on I-435 in Kansas City before smashing into […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

5 Die in Accident Near Cheyenne, Wyoming

Last June, 5 people died in a fiery crash at milepost 28.5 on WY 789. Two vehicles collided head-on, and when emergency services arrived, both vehicles were on fire, according to KGWN. Traveling northbound was a 2010 Nissan Armada, with four people inside. For reasons currently being investigated, the Armada drifted across the center line […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

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